Uncover the tax rules needed for individuals who live and work in multiple countries.
Without a change in perspective, we risk losing the cyber war being waged on businesses by sophisticated nation states and criminal organizations. Traditional approaches to evaluating risks and controls are insufficient to prevent cyber-attacks. Risk assessments focusing on the people, processes and technology overemphasize the information technology organization.
Compensation packages often include stock options, which are used to reward, incentivize and retain key employees. There are two types of stock options that can be granted – Qualified Stock Options, also called Incentive Stock Options (ISO), and Non-Qualified Stock Options (NQSO). The major difference between ISOs and NQSOs is their tax treatment.
I think back on the many New Year’s Eves I have spent counting inventory throughout the Northeast. As difficult as it was for me as an auditor, it was at least as challenging for my clients.
In recent years, retirement plan sponsors have searched for ways to increase performance, while still maintaining a risk-averse strategy. Many are looking beyond traditional stocks, bonds and mutual funds, and taking a closer look at so called “alternative investments” including hedge funds, private equity offerings, real estate investment trusts, currency funds, oil and gas and real estate limited partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs).
Service professionals wear many hats: technicians, teachers, mentors, advocates, arbitrators, counselors, speakers, writers, salespeople and, let us not forget, bill collectors. For many of us, the latter can be one of our most dreaded roles.